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New Orleans attorney faces suspension related to conviction stemming from sexual encounter with cab driver

By Karen Kidd | Dec 5, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – New Orleans attorney Jennifer Elaine Gaubert faces suspension following a recent Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) recommendation to the state Supreme Court regarding her criminal conviction stemming from a 2012 sexual encounter with a cab driver.

Appeals court upholds license suspension of physician cited for medical violations

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 4, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana's Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal recently upheld disciplinary sanctions against a Baton Rouge physician who was suspended and fined after he was charged with numerous medical violations.

St. Francisville attorney allowed to permanently resign; Bossier City attorney reinstated

By Karen Kidd | Dec 4, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — St. Francisville attorney Kristy Emfinger Griffin has been allowed to permanently resign in lieu of discipline, and Bossier City attorney Rebecca Lynn Vishnefski has been reinstated following separate Dec. 3 Louisiana Supreme Court orders.

Baton Rouge attorney suspended over allegations that brought earlier reprimand

By Karen Kidd | Dec 4, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Baton Rouge attorney George Allen Roth Walsh, publicly reprimanded last summer by the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) for allegedly practicing law while ineligible, faces a 30-day suspension over the same allegations.

LADB recommends suspension of Gretna attorney for alleged failure to return fees

By Karen Kidd | Dec 3, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Gretna attorney Kevin Michael Steel faces possible suspension following a Nov. 30 Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) recommendation to the state Supreme Court over a failure to return unearned fees to clients.

LADB hearing committee recommends retroactive suspension for disgraced juvenile judge

By Karen Kidd | Dec 3, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Suspended Slidell attorney and former Orleans Parish Juvenile Court judge Yolanda Julie King faces possible retroactive suspension following a recommendation issued Nov. 30 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee.

Attorney who allegedly fled to Ohio with money from grandmother's estate can permanently resign

By Karen Kidd | Nov 22, 2018

NEW ORLEANS — Just in time for Thanksgiving, suspended Madisonville attorney Scott Robert Hymel was allowed to permanently resign from practicing law in Louisiana following allegations that he stole from his grandmother's estate.

Disbarred Lafayette attorney faces permanent disbarment for allegedly failing to disburse settlement

By Karen Kidd | Nov 20, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – Disbarred Lafayette attorney Harold D. Register Jr. faces possible permanent disbarment following a recent recommendation by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee over allegations he converted more than $85,000.

Hearing committee recommends reprimand, probation in divorce matter

By Karen Kidd | Nov 19, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Columbia attorney Dina Fae Domangue faces possible deferred suspension and a reprimand following a recommendation issued Nov. 14 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee over alleged misconduct in a divorce proceeding.

Vermilion Parish judge, Lafayette attorney receive deferred suspensions in separate Supreme Court filings

By Karen Kidd | Nov 15, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – A judge in Vermilion Parish received a partially deferred suspension and a Lafayette attorney received a fully deferred suspension in separate Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceedings issued Nov. 14.

New Orleans attorney receives fully deferred suspension, probation after expungement case allegations

By Karen Kidd | Nov 15, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — New Orleans attorney Tyrone F. Watkins has received a fully deferred suspension and probation following a Nov. 14 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding after he allegedly failed to expedite a client's expungement case.

Hearing panel recommends conditional reinstatement for Houston attorney despite 'serious concerns'

By Karen Kidd | Nov 15, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Houston attorney Attlah Deniece Burrell, suspended for more than a decade, could be reinstated following a recent recommendation issued a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee.

LADB backs suspension for Baton Rouge attorney who allegedly assisted non-lawyers to practice law

By Karen Kidd | Nov 12, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Baton Rouge attorney Dante Jerome Butler faces possible suspension following a split Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) recommendation to the state Supreme Court over allegations he improperly shared legal fees earned by non-attorneys at a quasi-legal center in St. Tammany Parish.

Disciplinary panel recommends Hammond attorney's third petition for reinstatement be rejected

By Karen Kidd | Nov 8, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – Hammond attorney Leonard E. Yokum Jr., admitted to the bar in Louisiana more than 50 years ago and suspended for almost a decade, may not be conditionally reinstated following a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) recommendation to the state Supreme Court.

Covington attorney disbarred over unearned fees, other allegations

By Karen Kidd | Nov 8, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Ineligible Covington attorney Raymond Charles Burkart III has been disbarred following a June 5 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding over multiple allegations in a consolidated matter.

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